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of shutdown or default and that of course chills the economy, puts more people out of work. the president was right when he said he can't change washington from the inside. you can take him at his word. that's why we're going to send him outside. all right? when i'm elected i'm going to work with republicans and democrats in congress. i'm going to meet regularly with their leaders. i'm going to endeavor to find those good men and women on both sides of the aisle who care more about the country than they do about politics. and together, we're going to put the nation back on track to a balanced budget and to reform our tax code and to finally reaffirm our commitment to financial responsibility. now, if the president were to be re-elected he would continue his war on coal and oil and natural gas. he would send billions more to his favorite friends and all of this means higher gasoline prices and fewer jobs. today gasoline costs twice what it did when president obama took office. and when i'm elected, we're going to change the course of energy entirely. i know just how much energy means to mi
is trying to keep voters focused on the economy telling them he could do better than president obama. jim acosta is traveling with the romney campaign. >> we've been traveling by bus over the last few days, ohio and iowa, one thing we've heard, he's been debuting this new theme, he is the agent, he is the candidate of big change and the president is just more of what he calls the status quo. one thing we can also report is the romney campaign is right now sort of riding a wave of momentum, some recent polls, not just nationally but across several swing states have shown romney gaining some traction and getting very close to overtaking the president in several key swing states and both nationally. now, the romney campaign did put out a memo earlier in the week throwing cold water on one ohio state poll they took issue with saying it wasn't properly calibrated but they are also at the same time touting a new "washington post" poll showing mitt romney leading the president nationally and doing very well among independents. at the same time we should p point out that along this tour he has hi
first responders. i'm worried about the impact on our economy and on transportation. the election will take care of itself next week. right now, our number one priority is to make sure that we are saving lives, that our search and rescue teams are going to be in place, that people are going to get the food, the water, the shelter that they need in case of emergency and that we respond as quickly as possible to get the economy back on track. >> now, the president has signed a disaster declarations for some nine states, including the district of columbia. the president continues to get briefings from john brennan, some by papers, others in the situation room. during the president's remarks, he wanted to make clear to those in the impacted areas, they should heed those evacuation warnings because if those first responders have to come back and rescue them at some point, it could put their lives in danger. >> dan, thanks very much. >>> mitt romney is rearranging, cutting back on his campaign stops because of the storm. but he did go to a rally this afternoon in the all-important swing
of early voting. so it's too late anyway. >> the economy has issued -- number one, i want to alert our viewers, janet napolitano has been in staten island touring that devastated area. here she is right now. let's listen in. >> we know that staten island took a particularly hard hit from sandy. and so we want to make sure that the right resources are brought here as quickly as possible to help this community which is so very strong recover even more quickly. just to give you a sense of an overview, it's been mentioned that this was a large storm. the area that sandy covered was roughly the size of europe. we had major disasters in a number of states that president obama already has declared emergency declarations in a number of states that have been declared. we have seen some huge impacts on things like the availability of power. and with of course the loss of power comes attendant losses on things like gasoline. so all of these things, all of these issues being worked now as the community comes back and as we work to support con ed and other utility companies in getting the grid back
farther. the new 2013 ram 1500. ♪ with the best-in-class fuel economy. engineered to move heaven and earth. ♪ guts. glory. ram. >> video of newborns being carried out of new york city hospitals. each one carried down nine flights of stairs while the nurses squeezed air into their little lungs. chief medical correspondent is joining us on the phone right now with more this is a pretty dangerous operation, isn't it? some of the babies are premature. there are several things that can go wrong and you look at the video, wolfe, and some of it is obvious. the breathing tubes, they can come out easily. some of them are obviously manually ventilating and providing air and ventilation for the baby. if someone gets tired, that can be a huge problem. babies breathe faster than adults and you have to do this quite quickly as well. getting outside in the middle of a storm. body temperature, heart rate, blood pressure. there are a lot of things to monitor. all of that becomes much more difficult. >> are doctors and nurses normally trained for these kinds of emergency situations? >> it's interesting. t
economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. >>> sandy devastated the iconic beach town of seaside heights, new jersey, a town that relies on beach tourism. today we're getting a look from space that really shows the scope of the damage. this goi image shows what it used to be and the pier highlighted here is the popular casino pier as it was two years ago. but look at it now. look at this. the end of it is completely gone. the rides are now in the ocean. cnn's michael holmes is joining us now by nearby toms river. you saw the destruction firsthand, michael. describe it to our viewers. >> reporter: it's catastrophic, wolf. yeah, we went to casino pier, we also went to the nearby fun town pier. and, yeah, casino pier is 300 meters out into the atlantic. and now it is just gone. the roller coaster, the slide jet roller coaster familiar to so many people, the pier disappeared from under it and it fell into the atlantic where it sits remarkably
of money. but it's difficult to come by right now. >> reporter: and as it was hard in this economy, you were mentioning to keep things afloat really here. >> actually, yes. because this is luxury. >> reporter: did you feel comfort in the president coming? did you feel like help is on the way? >> i do. i did. i felt very good after he talked to us because it just seems like it's going to be very quick. it's not like going to be one of those red tape long drawn out things. so i hope i can believe what he said to me. i think i can. >> reporter: these docks you were mentioning wasn't insured. you told the president that. you don't have insurance on the docks completely wiped out. >> there's no insurance on docks. i mean, you could get insurance, i believe, but it's so astro no, ma'amically expensive that nobody has it and the bulkhead is now caving into. so there's no insurance for that. bulkheading i think is $700 a foot. i can't run the business without the dock. we can get the boats all up, we can get things fixed on land, but without the water, there's nothing. that's where we need the
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